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The Aristocrats Announce New Album, Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

The Aristocrats Announce New Album, Tour Dates

After announcing their first ever “Aristocamp,” The Aristocrats have unveiled the title of their next album and a supporting North American tour. The album and tour are both called “You Know What…?”

The Aristocrats Announce “The Aristocamp” Music Camp
Events

The Aristocrats Announce “The Aristocamp” Music Camp

The Aristocrats have announced their first ever “Aristocamp,” which is set to take place from June 18 - 21. Each member of the trio – including bassist Bryan Beller – will teaching and performing. Michael Manring is a guest instructor.

Groove – Episode #22: Bryan Beller
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #22: Bryan Beller

He could have one of the most fascinating careers as a bass player. It’s not that he’s played in classic bands during the sixties. He hasn’t. It’s not that he was around to see (and played) during the formative years, as the electric bass took hold. He has not. Bryan Beller is a bass player who happens to find himself...

The Aristocrats Show What They’ve Learned on “Tres Caballeros”
New Albums

The Aristocrats Show What They’ve Learned on “Tres Caballeros”

Instrumental rock/fusion trio The Aristocrats’ third studio album, Tres Caballeros, reveals a young band of pros, who have learned a great deal in the band’s four years together. Here’s a few ways information manifested itself for Tres Caballeros, according to guitarist Guthrie Govan: “The decision to road-test our new material in front of a live audience before commencing the recording...

The Aristocrats Release Live CD/DVD Set from Culture Clash Tour
New Albums

The Aristocrats Release Live CD/DVD Set from Culture Clash Tour

The Aristocrats one-upped itself with the release of its latest album package, The album, which documents world tour performances supporting the progressive rock band’s 2013 album Culture Clash, showcases not just one date, but performances from six different stops in five countries on three continents. The trio includes bassist Bryan Beller, guitarist Guthrie Govan on guitar and Marco Minnemann on...

Bryan Beller: The Aristocrats “Living the Dream” Bass Playthrough
Bass Videos

Bryan Beller: The Aristocrats “Living the Dream” Bass Playthrough

Gallien Krueger has released the latest in their artist series of videos, and this one is a doozie. Aristocrats bassist and all around bass monster Bryan Beller plays through the song “Living the Dream” from the trio’s latest album, Culture Clash. Sometimes blissful and sometimes frantic, the song pays homage to the ups and downs of a touring musician. Beller...

The Aristocrats Head Out On World Tour
Concerts & Tours

The Aristocrats Head Out On World Tour

The Aristocrats are back for another round of world touring in support of their second release, Culture Clash. The supertrio of guitarist Guthrie Govan, drummer Marco Minneman and bassist Bryan Beller will start things off with a string of dates in the West Coast and Mexico before heading to Europe for an extensive 10-week tour. “These will be first-ever live...

The Aristocrats Release “Culture Clash” and Kick Off Tour
New Albums

The Aristocrats Release “Culture Clash” and Kick Off Tour

Seems hard to believe this group started out simply to perform a show at the 2011 Winter NAMM show. The Aristocrats, formed by bassist Bryan Beller, drummer Marco Minnemann and guitarist Guthrie Govan have come a long way since then. This week, the trio released Culture Clash, their second studio album and third overall. Based on the reaction of our...

Song Exclusive: The Aristocrats’ “Culture Clash” Preview Video
Bass Videos

Song Exclusive: The Aristocrats’ “Culture Clash” Preview Video

The Aristocrats – the power trio featuring bassist Bryan Beller, guitarist Guthrie Govan and drummer Marco Minnemann – are releasing their second full-length studio album, Culture Clash on July 16th. The trio began with a performance at the 2011 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA, garnering rave reviews. As a result of the response – and their chemistry – they...

The Aristocrats Announce New Album, Summer Tour
Concerts & Tours

The Aristocrats Announce New Album, Summer Tour

Bryan Beller and The Aristocrats have announced an extensive U.S. Tour in anticipation of their second studio album, tentatively titled Culture Clash, which is due out July 16th. The trio will hit the road for six weeks from mid-July to late August in support of the effort. The trio, made up of bassist Beller, guitarist Guthrie Govan, and drummer Marco...